Antonio Calzada Urquiza (b. Santiago de Querétaro, September 9, 1931) is a Mexican architect and politician, member of the Institutional Revolutionary Party and governor of Querétaro of 1973–1979.
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He born in the city of Queretaro on 9 September 1931. Sus parents José Calzada and Isabel Urquiza
Antonio Calzada Urquiza was born on September 9, 1931 in the city of Queretaro, the state capital of the same name. His parents Jose Encarnacion and Isabel Arvizu Calzada Urquiza. It should be mentioned that Don Agapito Pozo Balbás was godfather of the little Antonio, who would lead in 1973 to the Superior Court better living memory of Queretaro, also composed of jurists huge Alcocer Antonio Perez, Fernando Diaz Ramirez and up young and talented Jorge Garcia Ramirez as a Supernumerary Judge acting to die Well Balbás. He attended primary in the Querétaro Institute. The middle and high school course in the Civil College of Queretaro.
He completed his studies at the Institute Queretano, and middle and high school in the Civil College. He studied at the Faculty of Architecture of the UNAM. From 1959 to 1965 he was Chairman of the Board of Materials Improvement of Chetumal, Quintana Roo. From 1965 to 1970 he was a delegate of the IMSS in Querétaro. From 1970 to 1973 he was mayor of the city of Querétaro and 1973–1979 governor. In his term industrial growth began to settle Querétaro Americans, Japanese and Mexican companies (Grupo Chihuahua and Monterrey Group), as well as several hotels of renowned domestic and international chains; in the State Historical Archive Hall of Governors it was created with oil paintings of all the rulers of the State of Querétaro. In 1984 he was appointed ambassador of Mexico in Colombia. After a few years he returned to the state engaging in private activities.
Antonio Calzada second dan black belt in tae kwon do. His son José Calzada was elected Governor of Querétaro for the six years 2009–2015.